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EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence for Business

Transform Big Data and AI into better opportunities for your career.

Duration:
8 weeks
Format:
100% online,
100% in English
Recognition:
Official Certificate
8 ECTS credits

Overview

Transform Big Data and AI into better opportunities for your career.


ESSEC Professors have designed an executive certificate exploring the ongoing developments of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, the Internet of Things, Blockchain as well as GDPR and Quantum Computing.


This certificate will provide you with solid foundations on these existing and future technologies.

Teaching methods

Methodology

  • 100% online lectures
  • Teamwork (top-level peer learning)
  • Individual academic coach

 

Follow-up & evaluation

  • Self-assessment
  • Evaluation & feedback
  • Video projects
  • Activity files & materials

Pre-requisites

English: minimum TOEIC SCORE 785 or B2 on the Common European Framework of reference

 

Candidates must have some notions of digital technologies.

 

Lecturers

Julien Malaurent

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Dr. Julien Malaurent is Professor of Information Systems at ESSEC since 2013. Julien’s research projects are based on qualitative approaches (case study and action research), and address issues related to the work practices of users embedded in multi-cultural context, digital ubiquity, digital transformation at both the organizational and societal levels. In terms of methodology and epistemology, Julien’s research projects stress the importance of reflexivity toward the use of theoretical framework and interpretation empirical datasets.


Hugues Bouthinon-Dumas

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Ph.D in Law. Dr Hugues Bouthinon-Dumas is an associate professor in ESSEC’s Public and Private Policy department. His research topics cover fields such as company law, corporate governance and regulation of markets.


Jeroen Rombouts

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Ph.D. In Econometrics, CORE, Universite Catholique de Louvain. Currently CORE research associate and Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute. Joined ESSEC in 2013 and formerly professor at HEC Montreal (2004-2012).
Professor Jeroen VK Rombouts joined ESSEC Business School in January 2013. He combines rich data sets with statistical tools to answer financial questions. His research outcomes are published in international peer reviewed journals. He teaches courses of Basic Statistics and Econometrics in the Master and PhD programs. He has been Visiting Scholar at several universities (University of Pittsburg, Tilburg University, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Aarhus University (CREATES) and CORE as a research associate among others). He is an expert consultant in financial econometrics and macro-economic forecasting. Prior to joining ESSEC Business School, Jeroen was Associate Professor at HEC Montreal (2004-2012)

Programme Contents

Understand the features and challenges of Big Data and Open Data

  • • Understand why data is now being regarded as the ‘oil’ for the companies. New paradigm: data is at the centre of all strategic decisions. Without data there can be no smart decisions.
  • • Understand what is a big data system is: Beingbe able to characterise/assess a dataset using threefollowing the 3 criteria: volume, velocity, variety.


Understand features and challenges of AI, Machine Learning and IoT

  • • Understand the basics of IoT : Machine To Machine specifications, Heterogeneity of data and protocols (software) and sensors (hardware)
  • • Who are the main actors of IoT : Telcos, Gafa, Protocol start-ups.


Navigate through a programming software,
interpret basic coding and write a short coding program

  • • Understand basic programming functionalities: open a basic coding, run it, perform basic debugging tasks (Languages : R, Python)
  • • Understand basic algorithm functions: CONDITIONAL TESTS (IF, ELSE IF), LOOPS (FOR, WHILE)

Perfect for those who want to boost or change their career with a diploma from a pioneering management school.

Duration:
8 weeks
Intakes:
Mar 7th 2022
Sept 26th 2022
Format:
100% online,
100% in English
Fees:
€4,500 excl. tax
Application deadline:
Feb 21st 2022
Sept 12th 2022
Recognition:
Official Certificate
8 ECTS credits

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For a certificate course, your application and project will be evaluated during this interview. During the interview, the advisor will also give you details about the course’s content and how it is run and will start the registration process if the decision is made to move forward.

 
For international students : no Visa is required to apply because this certificate is online only.

What is the closing date for applications?

Registration usually closes two weeks before the course begins.

What level of English is required?

We require B2 level (785 TOEIC points). If you have not taken a test, you must be able to provide proof that you have a good command of business English. It is important that you are able to both understand written and video lessons and take part in working groups and master classes.

Follow as a standalone programme or as part of a modular programme:

ESSEC Executive Master in Digital Transformation

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Duration: 24 months

Fees: €19,900 excl. tax

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Certified Professional Programme

Next intake: join with any certificate

Duration: 8 weeks x 4

Fees: €14,400 excl. tax

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Follow as a standalone programme or as part of a modular programme:

ESSEC Executive Master in Digital Transformation

Next intake: join with any certificate

Duration: 24 months

Fees: €19,900 excl. tax

LEARN MORE

Certified Professional Programme

Next intake: join with any certificate

Duration: 8 weeks x 4

Fees: €14,400 excl. tax

LEARN MORE

Take the online certificates as stand alone programmes or combine them to earn a Certified Professional Programme
in Digital Tramsformation
or go further and opt for an Executive Master Degree 100% online.